The originality of Catalan Modernisme is the result of an apparent contradiction between tradition and modernity. It represented the re-examination of Catalonia’s own history and traditions by a society that wanted to be cosmopolitan and modern. During the decade of the 1890s, architects and designers revived the past with styles which were simultaneously medieval, archaic… Read more »
The exhibition presents the innovative work of the Darmstadt Artists’ Colony between 1904 and 1914. Following on the first part of the exhibition “RAUMKUNST – Made in Darmstadt 1901”, the second part also refers to the idea of the artists’ colony members to achieve an interpenetration of art and everyday life with each individual project design.